Info from the web: The Colosseum was used to hostgladiatorial shows as well as a variety of other events. The shows, calledmunera, were always given by private individuals rather than the state. They had a strong religious element but were also demonstrations of power and family prestige, and were immensely popular with the population.
In the 2012 13 season, he’d play 78 of a possible 82 games, leading the Warriors to a 47 35 record. Along the way, Curry, with the help of Klay Thompson, was poised to change the way the league played.There was no better example of Curry’s transition than his 2013 matchup with Anthony and the Knicks.[RUNNIN’ PLAYS PODCAST: Listen to the latest episode]Anthony, who entered the league in 2003, represented a league groomed by isolation dominant stars like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady and Allen Iverson. His ball dominant game yielded success, as he averaged 24.9 points over his first six seasons, leading the Denver Nuggets to the Western Conference finals in 2009.
Didn have to, because the Lakers had Kareem Abdul Jabbar to provide scoring punch with his illustrious skyhook. With the exception of Kevin McHale, power forwards back in the golden were mainly non scoring big brutes. But that started to change in the late and as Detroit and Chicago won titles without dominant scoring centers.
When I heard that Andrew Ross Sorkin was involved with Billions, I hoped he would use his inside knowledge to depict the workings of money and power with the same precision that David Simon brought to The Wire. In fact, the series doesn’t really care about such authenticity. In a way, this is hardly surprising.
We wrote about coronarage in this column when the lockdowns first kicked off. Anger has been buzzing around the world lately and it has increased the bizarre entitlement of some people who think they can just demand everyone fall in line with their own personal view. And in the days that followed, Kyle made a gag to lighten a more personal confession about his mental health and, all of a sudden, there were cries for him to be yanked off radio..
And I had my Twitter spats with him back in his Oklahoma City Thunder days. But in this case, I applaud him for getting in the face of a LeBron James who was completely out of line. He was out of line back in Dallas when he made that statement. We try to do that instinctively. Instead, I here to tell you finding your purpose isn enough. The challenge for our generation is creating a world where everyone has a sense of purpose..